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MAY 13, 2013
VOLUME 42   ISSUE 19

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC members May 3 voted 2-1 to pass the fiscal 2013 revised operating plan.


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CPSC can include the former CEO of the now closed Maxfield & Oberton in its suit that seeks to force a recall of the firm’s Buckyball and Buckycube magnetic amusement products, according to the May 3 decision from Administrative Law Judge Dean Metry.


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Williams-Sonoma’s $987,500 Section 15 settlement with CPSC related to recalled hammock stands also includes the company’s agreement to create a compliance program aimed at avoiding future problems.


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CPSC’s Directorate for Engineering Sciences has submitted comments regarding UL 1370, Standard for Unvented Alcohol Fuel Burning Appliances, seeking changes related to the standard.


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CPSC staff May 7 explored methodology and inquired about potential applications of an applied analytic tool from Deloitte.


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In 2011, 677 cyclists were killed and about 48,000 injured in motor vehicle crashes according to data released by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) in April.


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The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to increase its efforts to require companies to report data they have submitted to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), require chemical companies to report exposure related data and work to remove impediments to EPA’s ability to ensure chemical safety.


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Three EC Scientific Committees have outlined a number of suggested changes in EU risk assessment procedure and characterization, proposing that risks should be expressed in terms of impacts on human health and ecosystems.


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The Pilot Alignment Initiative (PAI) April 30 published a consensus on corded window coverings, marking a step forward in the harmonization of international standards.


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The Pilot Alignment Initiative (PAI) April 30 published a consensus on booster seats for children, marking progress on joint efforts by the U.S., Canada, EU, and Australia.


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Briefs on Anne Northup, product handbook, gas fireplace glass, CPSC investigations, recall registration cards, certification, carriages and strollers, electrical fires, tanning lamps, Proposition 65, California requirements, Washington State, state legislation, garden hoses, chemicals and more.


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Briefs on amusement rides, building material, chairs, fire standards, fire tests, mattresses, upholstered furniture, wood products, AV equipment, folding tables, transformers, metal saws, microwaves, and more.


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Briefs on ISO standards, standardization, pacifiers, rompers, motorcycle helmets, food containers, strollers, dehydrators, and more.